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Threatened species

Big Nellie Hakea - NSW North Coast: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Hakea archaeoides
Conservation status in NSW: Vulnerable
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 10 Sep 2019

Distribution of the species within this region

The Big Nellie Hakea is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the NSW North Coast Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Comboyne Plateau Known South and east of Wauchope to Wingham Road
Macleay Hastings Known 2 disjunct populations: West of Pacific Hightway and either (1) South of Macleay River and Dungay Creek and north of Oxley and Papinbarra rivers, or (2) South of Oxley Highway and south and east of Wauchope to Wingham Road
Upper Manning Known South and east of North Wilson Road and Bobs Ridge Road in Willi Willi National Park

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Big Nellie Hakea - NSW North Coast is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Wet sclerophyll forests (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Hinterland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Rough-barked Apple - Turpentine - ferny tall open forest of the Central Coast
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine open forest of the foothills of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Central Coast Escarpment dry forest
      • Central Coast Escarpment moist forest
      • Rough-barked Apple - Grey Gum grassy open forest of the hinterland hills of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Tallowwood - Small-fruited Grey Gum - Kangaroo Grass grassy tall open forest on foothills of the lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Small-fruited Grey Gum dry grassy open forest of the foothills of the NSW North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Smooth-barked Apple - Blackbutt grass tall open forest of the Central and lower North Coast
      • Tallowwood open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Blackbutt - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany shrubby tall open forest of coastal ranges, northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Pink Bloodwood shrubby open forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Tallowwood moist ferny open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine - Sydney Blue Gum mesic tall open forest on ranges of the Central Coast
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine - Tallowwood shrubby open forest of the coastal foothills of the central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Blackbutt tall moist forest of the coastal ranges of the central and southern NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood - Sydney Blue Gum tall moist forest of the ranges of the central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Tallowwood shrubby moist forest of the escarpment ranges of central NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Brush Box - Turpentine shrubby open forest of the coastal ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum open forest on coastal foothills and escarpment of the North Coast
      • Tallowwood - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany open forest of the hinterland ranges of the North Coast
      • Turpentine moist open forest of the coastal hills and ranges of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
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